15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Linkoping
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
8
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Linkoping

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at California Science Center, learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, then see the interesting displays at The Hollywood Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder website .

Linkoping, Sweden to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Linkoping to Los Angeles. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Linkoping in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
The Grove ©
The Grove

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Salt Cave, look for gifts at Chocolate Maya, then grab your bike and head to Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve, and finally stroll through Goleta Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara road trip planning app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, Goleta Beach
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Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Goleta Beach ©
Goleta Beach
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): shop like a local with Steynberg Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fisherman's Beach, then stroll around Eldwaylen Ocean Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pismo Beach day trip planning website .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pismo Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in June: highs in Pismo Beach hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Luis Obispo
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 18th (Tue), explore the activities along Monterey Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Monterey online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to Monterey takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Pismo Beach in June, plan for little chillier days in Monterey, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get curious at Exploratorium, take in the exciting artwork at Xanadu Gallery (V. C. Morris Gift Shop), and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Nevada Falls Loop and Tunnel View. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sentinel Dome and North Dome. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, hike along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): hike along General Grant Tree Trail, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
General Grant Tree Trail ©
General Grant Tree Trail
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park day trip planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, Death Valley National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Devil's Golf Course ©
Devil's Golf Course

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to Battlefield Vegas and Axe Monkeys. Step out of the city life by going to Spring Mountains Visitor Center and Mandalay Bay Beach. Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Machine Guns Vegas, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, get your game on at Vegas Indoor Skydiving, and examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas
Vegas Indoor Skydiving ©
Vegas Indoor Skydiving

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